“In spite of everything, we have found a way to do really well,” said Beacon’s director, Helene Atwan.


“In spite of everything, we have found a way to do really well,” said Beacon’s director, Helene Atwan.

At 161 years old, Beacon Press looks toward its future

After an anxious decade in publishing, the nonprofit book publisher will add two acquisitions editors.By Amanda Katz

Sufjan Stevens performed before a sold-out crowd of 3,500 on Monday.

Music Review

Sufjan Stevens conjures intimate splendor at Wang

Ranging from quavering delicacy to digitally enhanced clamor, the performance was intimate and as as splendid as any high mass.

Frame by Frame

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/04/29/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/rockwellwadsworth.jpg Norman Rockwell’s ‘The Young Lady With the Shiner’

The composition of the painting is as sturdy and symmetrical as a good piece of carpentry, but the detail tickles you under the chin.

Book Review

‘Pedro’ by Pedro Martinez and Michael Silverman

The memoir covers the Hall of Fame pitcher’s life from his childhood in the Dominican Republic to the present.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/05/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/d798d19f08904cb6a5b3ea7d282e32b9-fe84befc0ab1493e83acf59a5ead3bea-0-3476.jpg Vanity Fair releases Leibovitz ‘Star Wars’ photos

Actress Gwendoline Christie, who plays Brienne of Tarth on “Game of Thrones,” was photographed as Captain Phasma by Annie Leibovitz.

Match Book: What to read next

Have a book problem? We have the solution.


Mumford & Sons, ‘Wilder Mind’

Mumford & Sons plug in and wipe away the furious string-strumming images of suspendered men playing their hearts out.


The B-52s, ‘Live! 8-24-1979’

The B-52’s burn through nine songs on this excellent album recorded live at Boston’s Berklee Performance Center in 1979.


At TechCrunch’s Disrupt conference, may the best app win

Four times a year, 15 to 30 early-stage startups are selected to give six-minute pitches of their product to a panel of judges.

Floating sculpture rises over the Greenway

The vast, half-acre net of rusty orange, magenta, and green hues will float above the Greenway until October.

‘Room for Love,’ by ILYA

This graphic novel shatters romantic tropes frame-by-frame.

Television Review

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/04/24/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/kurtcobain08.jpg ‘Montage of Heck’ an intimate portrait of Kurt Cobain

The captivating film, which airs Monday night on HBO, shows some of the late singer-songwriter’s most private moments.


Alabama Shakes storm charts with ‘Sound & Color’

Southern-rock revivalist quartet Alabama Shakes tops the Billboard chart with its second full-length LP.

Special section


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Bring the kids, there’s a lot to do this spring.

Book Club

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/03/25/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/grief-3831.jpg The Globe Book Club’s latest pick is ‘The Grief of Others’

Leah Hager Cohen’s powerful, deeply affecting novel is now a movie, directed by Patrick Wang.

Things to do

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/03/30/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/AP243735710772.jpg Things to do in Boston

Your 60-day calendar of events, music, theater, and more.

What's on TV

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/04/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/blood_s1_079_h.jpg Critic’s Corner: What’s on TV Wednesday

A guide to what’s on television, including “Bloodline.”